D. Herlach, Beverly J. Rudy, Christer L. Mossberg, Matthew L. Hazlett, Leanne
Sobel, Christina J. Galus and Inna Zaltsman
In recent months, there have been major developments
regarding the economic sanctions imposed on Iran. In an effort...
By Rosa Margarita Santacruz
A few months ago, the Colombian government, by law 1343
of 2009, had approved the "Treaty on the Law of Trademarks" and
"Regulation" 1994-TLT" (adopted on October 27, 1994,
October 2010 saw the release of the latest editions of
two influential surveys on trends in the international disputes arena. Both
surveys provide support for the widely-held perception...
The European Parliament has approved the Directive on
Alternative Investment Fund Managers. European countries will now be setting up
a framework for regulating hedge funds and private equity funds. The AIRM Directive passed with 513 votes to 92 with...
by Sutherland's Derivatives and Structured Products Team
Section 1a(47)(E) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA), as
amended by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
(Dodd-Frank), empowers the Secretary of the Treasury ...
In April 2010, the International Bar Association, the
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the United Nations
Office on Drugs and Crime, launched the Anti-Corruption Strategy for the Legal
Profession. The project is focusing on...
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and
Development's report on U.S. anti-bribery efforts released their Phase 3 Report on the United States .
In its report, the Working Group commended the United
States for its engagement with the private...
In the October 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review there is a Spotlight article on " The
Transparent Supply Chain ". In this article, author Stephen New discusses
the evolution in Supply Chain from opaqueness to transparency and focuses...
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On October 13 th , the
Federal Circuit held in Solvay v. Honeywell International that, in
order for prior...
One of the ways to increase market share is to build a
mousetrap and it increasingly appears that one of the fastest ways to increase
market share is to pilfer a company's plans for a better mousetrap. As reported
in the October 18, 2010 online...
The Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") is due to come into
force in April 2011. The Act will see the introduction of the new "corporate
offence" of having failed to prevent bribery from occurring. The only defence
to this strict liability...
Until October 10, 2010, the Netherlands Antilles was one
of the three countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (together with Aruba
and the Netherlands). As part of a constitutional reform of the Kingdom, as of
October 10, 2010 the Netherlands Antilles...
By Calvin A. Hamilton and María Sánchez
This month's comment concerns a decision by the Alicante Court of Appeals in
Miguel and Leocadia v. Coral. Decision number 125/2010 rendered by the Alicante
High Court ("The Court"...
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is seeking comments from the public
(including small and medium-sized companies) designed to help shape government
programs for protecting intellectual property rights of U.S. businesses in
highlights from the brand-new second edition of International Arbitration
Checklists published by leading international arbitration provider JURIS in
this 20-minute Webinar--which will be presented by Grant Hanessian, co-chair of
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Chinese Court Guidance on FIE Disputes
On August 5, 2010, China's Supreme Court published the Provisions
Regarding Hearing Cases of Disputes involving Foreign-invested Enterprises
(Part I) (the "FIE Dispute Guidance"). The FIE Dispute...
LexisNexis has just published "International Commercial Arbitration Practice: 21st Century Perspectives". General editors Horacio A. Grigera Naon and Paul E. Mason have recruited an outstanding group of practitioners and arbitrators from around...
does the U.S. Trade Representative deal with insurance? What influences the USTR's approach to
negotiations with other countries? What
is the framework for navigating trade agreements? What are the four...
The Use of International
Trade Sanctions: Part 1
Congress demonstrate a proclivity to use trade sanctions against foreign
governments as a first resort in responding to pressure to "do something" when
a country is "behaving...
are Solvency II and the NAIC Solvency Modernization Initiative? Will they work together or continue to cause
roadblocks to cross-border transactions?
Francine L. Semaya, Esq. addressed these questions during the conference
Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the
Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the
time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish
competition law because it...
At martindale.com Connected, we're sometimes called to
support activities that have no direct commercial gain, but help to contribute
to the legal industry. Lawyers as Leaders: The Essential Role of Legal
Counsel in the Corporate Sustainability...
by Rosa Margarita Santacruz
The Colombian government,
through the 1343 Act, 2009 approved the "Treaty on the Law of
Trademarks" and "Regulation"- TLT-, adopted on October 27, 1994
(Geneva, Switzerland). Once approved,
by Steuart H. Thomsen, Felicia Harris Kyle, and
Wilson G. Barmeyer
In a much anticipated decision, issued on September 14,
2010, the European Court of Justice reconfirmed that communications with
in-house counsel are not privileged under European...